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GABI : Génétique Animale et Biologie IntégrativeUnité Mixte de Recherche INRA - AgroParisTech


Selection of robust rainbow trout resistant to variations of environmental conditions (hypoxia and temperature).

The Hypotemp project coordinated by Mathilde Dupont-Nivet, Senior Research Scientist at INRAE (GABI) is financed by the European Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Fund as part of the "Fishing and Aquaculture Innovation" programme.

The general objective of the HypoTemp projet is to study genetic determinism and the possibilities of selection for the resistance to hypoxia and temperature in the rainbow trout. Indeed, due to their poikilothermia and water breathing, fish are particularly sensitive to variations in water quality. Due to their physiology, both oxygen content and temperature in water are two parameters of water quality to which rainbow trout are particularly sensitive, which make them the main indicators of first-category rivers. The rainbow trout is also an important aquaculture species and that in farming conditions, must face varying water qualities. The present project will study on the one hand the feasability of selection for hypoxia resistance or temperature in commercial populations of three French-bred lines and on the other hand the underlying mechanisms of resistance to acute temperature stress.

Financing FEAMP– PFEA470019FA1000016

Programme: Fishing and aquaculture Innovation

Period : 1 March, 2020 - 28 February, 2023

Coordination : INRAE Mathilde Dupont-Nivet – INRAE GABI – Genetics and Aquaculture Team

Consortium :
The consortium includes:

Academic partners:

-       INRAE GABI

-       INRAE PEIMA : Experimental Aquaculture Farm INRAE des Monts d’Arrée

-       The laboratory for marine environmental sciences (LEMAR, UMR-6539 UBO, CNRS, IRD, Ifremer) of UBO (Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest).

Professionals from different sectors of the Aquaculture industry:

-       SYSAAF : syndicat des Sélectionneurs Avicoles et Aquacoles Français (Rennes)

-       Sélectionneur Les sources de l’Avance (Groupe Aqualande)

-       Sélectionneur Milin Nevez

-       Sélectionneur Viviers de Sarrance

Scientific Leader: Mathilde Dupont-Nivet (UMR GABI, Equipe GenAqua) -